Creating a Learning Network for Kingdom Builders!
Framework for Marriage Building
Think of this framework as a starting point for your community to create your own Shared Standards for Marriage Building. A good resolution for couples to make is a verbal or written marriage covenant. (Framework: simple concepts that frame how things work.)
Marriage building is not accidental, it occurs when spouses make a resolution to build a good marriage.
Expressing Affection Companionship and Recreation Transparency
Sexual Relations Home and Family Care Respect
Appearance Finances Extended Family
4. We work to reduce those things that erode love, including…
Disrespect Lack of Honesty Anger
Selfishness Activities that Divide Annoying Habits
5. We work to create proper balance between freedom and boundaries. The pillars of governance, the Four Core Ideals, can help create balance: Unity in Diversity, Popular Sovereignty, Democratic Equality, Scripture as Rule of Law
6. We strengthen marriages in the natural community, the Kingdom Community and our Connected or Koinonia Communities
7. We identify areas of joint ministry and practice the 7 Devotions